Alabama head coach Nick Saban is predicted to advertise Dan Enos to offensive coordinator for the Crimson Tide, a number of media shops reported Tuesday.
Enos will take over for Mike Locksley, who lately was named the pinnacle coach at Maryland.
Enos can be Alabama’s fifth offensive coordinator for the reason that begin of the 2016 season.
Enos, who was employed because the Tide’s quarterbacks coach in January, has gained a popularity primarily based on his work with Tua Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts.
Enos has identified Saban for the reason that 1980s when he was a participant at Michigan State when Saban was the Spartans’ head coach.
He got here to Alabama after three seasons because the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Arkansas.
Enos was the pinnacle coach at Central Michigan from 2010 to 2014.
Now he’s set to take over an offense that can return the Heisman Trophy runner-up (Tagovailoa), the Biletnikoff Award winner (Jerry Jeudy) and the SEC Freshman of the Yr (broad receiver Jaylen Waddle) from this 12 months’s unit, which is ranked second nationally in scoring offense.
“He is at all times been a very vivid man and had nice aggressive character,” Saban stated of Enos earlier this season, in keeping with AL.com. “I adopted him when he was a head coach at Central Michigan. And having to play in opposition to him when he was at Arkansas for the previous few years, we had been at all times very challenged by the system and the scheme and the issues that they did. I assumed their offense was at all times actually well-coached. So I suppose I’ve at all times had a excessive opinion of him, however having to play in opposition to somebody you develop even a higher respect for a way they’re doing what they do.”